Ukrainian champion “Shakhtar” in the third round of the group stage of the Champions League in Kharkov were defeated by Manchester city.
For a match with the champion of England, Shakhtar went without taison and Marlos that to a minimum has reduced and so small the chances of “miners” to extend their home unbeaten run in the Champions League.
For Shakhtar, it was over in the second half of the first half when David Silva and Aymeric Laporte with an interval of five minutes twice struck Andriy Pyatov. In the second half, the bulls scored again, and the timid attempts of Shakhtar to organize five successful prestige did not.
Manchester city became the first English club to beat Shakhtar away from home. Previously this task are unable to cope, “Arsenal”, “Chelsea” “Tottenham” “Manchester United” and “Fulham”.
Paulo Fonseca (FC Shakhtar): “the Result in advance was not known, but we knew it would be difficult. Especially without taison and Marlos. Almost nothing was possible to do in this match because of the qualities of the players. In the second half we improved possession of the ball, but not enough for victory.”
Josep Guardiola (Manchester city): “the First half was the best we spent. We created many chances and were amazing. You saw in the second half, what would be the Shakhtar – this team is always talented enough players.”
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